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Switzerland Denies Muslim Couple Citizenship for Refusing to Shake Hands

Rabat - The city of Lausanne in Switzerland has denied Swiss citizenship to a Muslim couple over signs of supposedly incompatible cultural differences. The town’s...

Royal Air Maroc: Press Reveals Terms of Deal Ending Pilots’ Strike

Rabat - Details have emerged of the deal RAM and its pilots agreed to on Tuesday to end a month-long crisis that paralyzed the...

Western Sahara: Russia Says Algeria Should Negotiate as ‘Observer State’

Rabat - A spokesperson of the Russian foreign affairs ministry has said Algeria should join Western Sahara peace talks as an “observer state.” Maria Zakhorova,...

Royal Air Maroc Hopes to Rebound after Feud with Pilots

Rabat - Following a month-long crisis over pilots’ demands for a pay raise and better working conditions, RAM’s leadership is talking about expansion and...

Qatar Gives Turkey Financial Lifeline; No End in Sight for Diplomatic...

Rabat - Qatar has pledged to inject $15 billion into Turkey’s economy to rescue the country amid US sanctions and financial meltdown. But Turkey’s...

1,473 Moroccan Jihadists Fighting with ‘Resilient’ ISIS

Rabat - A new UN report has found that ISIS, with 1,473 Moroccans among its fighters, remains a threat to global security. According to the...

Morocco Cracks Down on Hundreds of Europe-Bound Sub-Saharan Migrants

Rabat - Following allegations that Morocco is not controlling its borders, the country has cracked down on hundreds of sub-Saharan immigrants bound for Europe....

Aquarius Rescues 141 Migrants, Now Looking for Safe Haven

Rabat - The migrant rescue ship Aquarius has saved 141 migrants from drowning in the Mediterranean. It is now looking for “a safe place”...

Spain, Germany Call for ‘United Front’ on Migrants, Will Support Morocco

Rabat - Spain and Germany agreed Saturday to push for an integrated EU policy on migration and boost funding for “border” countries. Meeting August 11...

Ex-Polisario Member: ‘Algeria Is Responsible for Western Sahara Conflict’

Rabat - A founding member of the Polisario Front has slammed Algiers’s official position as “observer state” in the Western Sahara dispute. Bachir Dhkil, a...

US Allegedly Seeking ‘Quick Political Settlement’ in Western Sahara

Rabat - The Trump administration is allegedly “pressuring” Horst Kohler to find a quick settlement to the decades-long conflict in Western Sahara. Assabah reported on...

Morocco Warns Banks to Stop Trade with Iran

Rabat - The Moroccan government has warned representatives in the country’s financial and business sectors against trade with Iran. In a letter to the Consortium...

Amnesty: Europe’s ‘Deadly Policy’ Responsible for 721 Migrant Deaths at Sea

Rabat - An Amnesty International report has accused EU policy of being “complicit” in the deaths of over 700 migrants. In a scathing report published...

Over 10,000 Moroccans Illegally Migrated To Spain in Past 3 Years

Rabat - A report by Spain’s interior ministry has notably included Morocco among countries sending an “alarming” number of undocumented migrants to Spain. The report,...

Morocco Ambassador Ignores Protocol, Invites Iranian Diplomat to Embassy

Rabat - Morocco’s ambassador to Chile has ignited controversy for inviting an Iranian diplomat to the Moroccan embassy in Santiago. Ambassador Kenza El Ghali...

European Activists Accuse Morocco of ‘Using Migrants as Political Leverage’

Rabat - Has irregular immigration become political bait used by Morocco to secure deals and gain concessions from partners? The EU and Morocco have given...

DGSN to Appoint Young Officers in Commanding Positions

Rabat - DGSN will rejuvenate its leadership by appointing younger commanding officers to several units across Morocco. Al Ahdath Al Magrhibia reported today that the...

Moroccan Government to Allegedly Regulate Private School Tuition

Rabat - The Moroccan government will intervene to regulate private schools’ tuition, a government source has alleged. The government has finally decided to “to besiege...

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